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Lee Daniels drops an 'F' bomb over Empire Emmy Snub
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Emmy nominations will always upset someone, and the July 16 announcements were no different.

To many, one of the biggest losers was FOX's new, and extremely popular, show Empire.

Due to it's impressive ratings and social media buzz, many thought it would be a shoe-in to receive multiple Emmy nominations, both for the acting roles and for the series as a whole.

Some people saw the snub coming months ago:



However, the person who took it the hardest was show creator Lee Daniels. He made his thoughts quite clear on Instagram.

#canfinallypostthis #timetoberealagain #emmyniceguyoverwith @jussiesmollett 😂

A video posted by Lee Daniels (@theoriginalbigdaddy) on



It wasn't a complete loss for the show. Taraji P. Henson, who plays fan favorite Cookie, earned herself a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress In a Drama Series.

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-Jon Stewart and Steven Colbert at last night's Emmy Awards.

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2012 Emmy Awards Update! Jon Hamm and Tina Fey seen here presenting the award for best actress in drama to Claire Danes for her amazing work in Showtime's "Homeland."

On a bit of a somber note,

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Well, she wasn't there to accept her award for best supporting actress in a drama, but I'd like to think she is whispering this to all the haters out there tonight.

Girl, you fierce!

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Aaron Paul is absolutely giddy after accepting his award for best supporting actor in a drama. Other winners so far tonight include Julia Louis-Dreyfus for best actress in a comedy and Maggie Smith for best supporting actress in a drama and The Amazing Race was honored as best reality series.

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Louie C.K. took home an Emmy for best comedy writing for his FX show "Louie" tonight, with other big names like "Two and a Half Men" star Jon Cryer winning this year's best comedy actor award and "Breaking Bad" actor Aaron Paul winning for best supporting actor in a drama.

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